Super Bowl Sunday is rapidly approaching. You may have your chili and chips ready to go but do you have all the tech you need?
Times have changed since 2008, the last time the Giants and Patriots met in the Super Bowl. There may be some similarities between Super Bowls XLII and XLVI, but a big difference is tech. This year, many viewers of the Big Game will be supplementing their viewing by following along with their smartphones. Make sure you are tech-ready on Game Day with these superb Super Bowl Apps!
Super Bowl Commemorative App
The Super Bowl Commemorative App has videos and stats aplenty showing the journey to the Super Bowl for the Patriots and the Giants. The app gives details about past Super Bowl games and lets you re-live the previous match-ups between the two teams. This app from the NFL will be updated after the game with even more features. The Super Bowl XLVI Commemorative App is available in the iTunes App Store (for iPad only) and the Android Market for the $2.99 sale price pre-game.
NFL Super Guide
NFL Super Guide from Verizon is the ultimate football fan app for the ultimate football fan. This free app is helpful if you’ll be watching from the stands at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. This app has a 3D map of Indianapolis, a stadium seating guide, parking map and list of road restrictions for the game. This app is available from the iTunes Store SB XLVI Guide and the Android Market Super Bowl XLVI Guide.
Watching the game is only half the fun. Commercials that air during the Super Bowl often create more buzz than the game itself. Take a trip down memory lane with the Super Ads app that shows you the best Super Bowl commercials for the past six years. You can scroll through the commercials year by year or search brands or products to find your favorites. Super Ads is available in the iTunes App Store for $1.99.
Chevy Game Time
There is a chance that Chevy Game Time may just be the best app you ever download. Make that several chances. Chevy Game Time not only gives you information about the game, it also gives you chances to win a Chevy. When you register you are entered to win and you are given a custom license plate number. Watch for your license plate to appear on a Chevy during a commercial. If your license plate appears in the ad, you win! You can also win cars by answering trivia questions about the commercials and the game. Chevy Game Time is available free in the Android Market and iTunes App Store.
Super Bowl Trivia Apps
If you consider yourself a Super Bowl expert, check out Super Bowl Trivia apps. For the iPhone and iPad, Super Bowl Know It All will test your knowledge of players, teams and records set during past Super Bowl Games. This app is available for $0.99 in the iTunes App Store.
NFL Super Bowl Trivia is a trivia game where you earn points based on each correct answer and how quickly you answer the questions. Compare your score with others around the world on the global scoreboard. This app is available for free in the Android Market.
NFL Pro Tweets
Do you wish you could watch the game with NFL players? NFL Pro Tweets might be the next best thing! Follow the pros’ tweets during the game. No, not the Giants or Patriots, but other NFL players who, like you, are watching the game instead of playing in it. This app from the NFL Players Association shows you the Twitter stream from NFL players. NFL Pro Tweets is available free in the iTunes App Store.
Other Tech Fun!
For more Super Bowl on social media, be sure to follow @SuperBowl2012 on Twitter, Like the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee page on Facebook, and subscribe to the Super Bowl 2012 channel on YouTube.
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